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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
was largely at boeing, for a while at ford, and no hands-on technology experience. technology is something that impacts all kinds of companies all over the world. iker soft is selling to all of those companies. -- microsoft is selling to all of those companies. they really are at a crossroads. are they going to focus on fixing microsoft, or focus on the future of technology? whonderstand the guy understands the microsoft cloud business is the guy who is the other internal candidate. and that is a very forward- looking -- eli?at about >> from what i understand, he is not in the final picking. that -- just say >> the speculation will obviously continue to swirl. >> i also want to point out, as you both surely know, steve ballmer has said in the past, alan mullally would be a great leader for any company. the guy is an engineer. a lot of what needs to go on at microsoft is engineering. he's a leader., i would be a little bit guilty of subject adoration, but so is everyone around this guy. i watched the people who work for him. they love him. he walked out on the street today after the good mo
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
our world. i am emily chang. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. there was a self driving car and then a plan to use whether weather balloons for wi-fi. it looks like amazon might use robots and the former head of android is part of it. in china the government has cleared the way for the largest cell carrier to offer four g services, and that could mean hundreds of millions of new customers. how do you put together the management team? we asked the guy who has done it. maynard webb is here for "office hours." first, to the lead. google is known for its far- reaching projects like google glass and the self driving car. now the latest moonshot involves robots. the company has required seven robotic companies in japan. ceo larry page writes, i am excited about andy rubin's next project. android started as a crazy idea. it ended up putting a in hundreds of thousands of pockets. it is still early. can't wait to see the progress. what might google be doing with these robots, and how might it compare with the delivery drone amazon is testing? first, what
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am EST
.s., australia, and others combined. payment ranges from the lira to the yen. ebay enterprise -- use technology to make payments for the world's biggest brands. all of it adds up to more than $14 billion in revenue for ebay last year. >> for more on the booming business, i am joined by the man who is responsible for turning them into a global e-commerce platform and a leader in global payments. john donahoe is the ceo of ebay. under his leadership, they have grown to over $15 billion today. congratulations on that. this is a big time of year for you. >> we're happy to have you here. happy to host you. >> let's talk about thanksgiving. how did it go for ebay? >> it was a very strong week. it has never been a better time to be a consumer. technology is changing how we are able to shop. it is no longer just about black friday. it is the cyber five. it started on thanksgiving day. people shop on their couch. they start shopping on their smartphone or tablet or laptop. that continues throughout the holiday weekend. for that five day period, we saw at all of our properties -- a 96% increase in mobile
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
of the web companies as well. they see a real value proposition where we can provide technology to them, fundamental at technology to create integrations and mobile. at the same time, we can build revenue around that. by putting those two things together, we have been able to solve the fundamental problem of how do you make honey and mobile? how do you build that business? without cargo, it is hard to do. what do your clients one most from you? know they have a partner that understands what premium is, that is respectful of the brand and how long it has taken them to build that brand. cpmt dollars, high premium dollars. with a sales force that understands mobile. if you can help them understand mobile and bring them the dollars they would not get themselves, there is nothing better. they keep coming and saying, cargo, you solved our mobile advertising challenges. video.do you have a lot of social media integration. you have made of advertising. this gets a lot of allegories of what your client -- categories of what your client wants. >> whether it is the better homes & gardens of the wo
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
they try to explain to their many retail partners with the technology behind ebay allows for these retailers to do in their stores. we know that paypal is available in a lot of store locations. how do you explain that to retailers who see business change quickly? you build something like this. >> this looks like a shopping mall. >> this is where the honey mustard is. >> but it is not a store at all. it is a fake storefront built by ebay to demonstrate the future of shopping. >> this is our technology playground. it gives us an opportunity to showcase what we have put into the market. >> hill ferguson is the chief product officer. look at what e- commerce retailers were able to do for our mind shoppers, personalizing the website in giving them custom storefronts was they register and come back to it, none of that is in the off-line world today. that means for having businesses to be placed cast registers with ipads that ron paypal software, to swapping wallets for phones. they are also partnering with rolling out high-tech touchscreen walls like this one in san francisco.
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
and control is absolutely crucial. and now, we have a new technology. we understand much better how we can interact at a distance. we must, as well, deploy some demand and control elements. and how we can empower, i who say, the strategy corporal in the field, with the new technology. so we have a lot of things. in terms of the country as well. and certainly in the air/land domain, how we work again better together. we improve the efficiency. and the keys are the joint intellnnceg of everything. and afterwards, selective measures, selective effects to reach the best level of efficiency, i would say, on the realm, depending on the effects that we are really expecting from those system, those people, those men and women. >> you just had an industry day. have you been going around the world to try to solicit the best ideas from industry. you just got back from istanbul. what were you looking for, from industry, what do you want to see from industry? >> well, what i would see, that was a clear outcome of istanbul, a nato forum, it is more interaction with us in preparing the future. everybody
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
do your shopping which is created to touch off some of the technology that ebay has. you can use something like apal, your phone or -- paypal, your phone or tablet. we'll look at how ebay helped transform itself and get ready for the future. >> we'll have much more on ebay business throughout the day. first i want to tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global commerce and payment company with 31,000 employees in 33 countries around the world, driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace where 124 million active users buy, sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's sunglasses, a pair every 18 seconds and globally every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold just on mobile devices. then there is paypal. where people spent or receive money 729 million time last quarter. more than the populations of the u.s., south america and australia combined. you can paye pay in 26 different currencies on paypal ranging from the t
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of the technology that ebay has in this whole changing retail space where you now can you something like paypal or even just your phone or your tablet. a clothing store. we're going to go into a really in depth look at how ebay transforms its and get ready for the future, basically. >> all right, jon. we'll have much more on ebay's business throughout the day. but first, i want to go through ebay by the numbers and tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global e-commerce and payments company, with more than 31,000 employees in 33 countries round the world. driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace, where 124 million active users bikers sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's unglasses, a pair every 18 seconds. and globally, every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold on mobile devices. then, there is paypal. the digital payment where people send or receive money 729 million times last quarter. that is more than the populatio
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
in commercial airspace is the question. >> it is more about regulatory than the technology. >> that is correct. the technology is here today to fly these -- what we call unmanned platforms -- in a fairly precise way. >> government is about 52% of rockwell collins business. coming up, the fight over frequent flyer miles is next. plus, are you ready? we are going to go to america's quietest town. [whispering] it is really quiet. ? >> in wild card today, aviation nation. there is so much happening in the world of flight. you have new jet makers trying to solve battery problems and other issues with machinery. the faa is weighing whether you can use smartphones during takeoff. we will start with a story that hits closer to home for business travelers, franca, all over the world. it is a case before the supreme court and it is about one man and his miles. >> rabbi binion ginsberg, a lecturer who travelers a lot. he was a member of the northwest airlines frequent flyer program. he had elite status and flew some 75 times a year and northwest kick him out of the program, which it says in its terms it
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
and draw lines straight to technology. is important but we need to think more broadly than that. >> i think without a doubt that startups and technology are intimately linked. tech is one of the absolute standardbearers, one of the hot topics in terms of taking the u.k. start up seen fourth. a half a million number is a business every minute. every sector you can think about. .ech is a proven winner that is driving an awful lot of start up activity. >> is a crowding out others? is a danger that we see that and crowd out others? >> everything so great i think technology is so ubiquitous and across the many things, historic sectors like advanced goingcturing have so much on. there's no doubt about it. technology is driving a huge amount of progress right now. jobs in london have come out of the tech sector. 90,000 brilliant firms that are driving it. i think we should be championing the fact that tech is a big heart of the story about why britain is back in business now. they might have an argument with that. >> neil from the outside, what more can we be doing? what more can we be doing to he
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
disputing now he was claimed. >>> how schools are using technology to help students overcome severe disabilities to gain an education. >> welcome back, recordings of calls made to 911 during the sandy hook massacre will be made public on wednesday afternoon. a connecticut judge ruled they should be released. officials in newtown opposed the ruling. 20 children and six adults from killed on december 14th, 2012, when adam lanza opened fire in the school. a report says yasser arafat was not poisoned by radio active polonium, contradicting research by swiss scientists. they said they found high levels of the radioactive substance in the man's body. randall pinkston reports. >> in death as in life yasser arafat is a lightening rod for controversy. nine years after his burial forensic experts in france concluded that yasser arafat was not the victim of polonium poisoning. that contradicts findings by swiss findings and supported the death by polonium 210. >> the french team found traces of poll ownium, but it was naturally caused. >> translation: you can imagine to what extent i'm upset b
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
times are also known as the ppp. later biden is also expected a toy a technology company and attend a conference on women's role in the japanese economy. at the wedding dinner with daddy on tuesday night fighter will fly to beijing on wednesday to meet a tiny speck that is she thinking. by the globe and travel thursday to south korea. well investigators have found that a plane that crashed on sunday in new york city was traveling at me and eats three times the speed limits for that part of the track when when up the whales. the accident led to four people dead and more than sixty others injured cctv snake country has more from the scene of the class in the box trying to put the pieces back together again. paul wrote in a shell good in the bronx on something that can lead to train carrying one hundred and fifty passengers run off the tracks killing four and injuring dozens more aeronautics engineer ryan and i started singing stars in one of my eyes and i thought my goodness is it the word rebuilding economy annually. earlier this week from today. we really couldn't get out. the looks
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
and sequestration technologies. you did not require the same technology for gas-fired power plants. >> yes. >> by requiring ccs for coal units only, are aren't you applying a standard that is higher regarding the carbon emitted from coal-generating power? it sounds like it's not an all of the above energy plan. it singles out coal for punitive treatment. can it really be transparent and equitable application was clean air act? i like the administration that you have testified supports opportunity in natural gas. so do i. i support them also for new coal-fired plants. and coal liquids. all the reasons epa gives for declining to find the ccs technology to -- for gas-fired units. apply with equal use to coal-fired units imrp require of it coal. it strikes me the answer to the question is to set a precedent. epa is under a consent decree -- on greenhouse refrien i are in the new future. will that -- emission reduction also require implementing technology that is unproven on a commercial scale? >> it seems to be the new definition of adequately demonstrated. when epa requires the technology for
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
- called 4g technology and they had to wait. >> china mobile in particular, it has the most subscribers but only 45% of the nations three g users. >> apple need to china mobile. >> cinergy partnership for both of them. >> cinergy partnership. carl icahn has been making waves as well. harvard poll from showing a majority of young people not on board with the president's health care plan. they are not interested in signing up. according to the survey, only 22% of young americans between 18 and funny nine plan to sign up. a third of >> which -- between 18 and 29 plan to sign up. leaked -- >> news that they released it. >> those are the front-page story. >> we have two wonderful guest hosts. -- betath beta workds, works. chief investment officer. likef these cute spellings tumblr. and we have tim adams. president and chief executive officer -- i can say this -- institute for international finance. he is a former undersecretary for international affairs at the state department and was policy -- policy director for bush- cheney campaign out of the state of kentucky as well. it is an important
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
's troubled police department. >>> a group of scientists is using 21st century technology to map rome's ancient aqueducts. al jazeera's claudia lavonga gives us an inside look. >> a downward spiral into ancient rome where history meets technology. this group of archaeologists is busy mapping aqueducts built during ancient times. using 3d scanners, and laser beams, they hope to are open up sphwhrshes. >> the exactpathy of many aqueducts is not known. this ancient romans wanted to protect their waterways, by building these underground, preventing enemies from cutting their water supply. >> water in the aqua vigo still flows niezly near the spanish steps. supply ancient rome with water, source 20 kilometers away. more than 2,000 years later it's still in use and yet it's path and structure remain a bit of a mystery. this is where the water flows into some of rome's most famous fountains. a celebration of the abundance of water that allowed imperial rome to prosper and conquer the world. a few miles from the center of rome, the aqueduct still stands, this was one of the ak we deducts mapp
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
it would mean for trade and tourism, what it would mean for developing technology and talent for future generations of israeli and palestinian children. imagine israel and its neighbors as an economic powerhouse in the region. it is long past time that the people of this great and ancient part of the world became known for what they can create and not for the conflicts they perpetuate. it is long past time that jerusalem, the crucible of the world's three great monotheistic religions become known not as the subject of constant struggle, but as the golden city of peace and unity embodied the aspirations of israelis and palestinians alike. peace is possible because we have courageous leaders who have already taken significant political risks for peace. the time is approaching when they will have to take even more. they have shown real courage, both president abbas and prime minister netanyahu. president abbas has made tough choices. he has stayed the course, despite people in his team saying you ought to get out of here, look at those settlements, they are making a fool of you. believe m
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
on the technology that's been applied to the system. so short term for a week or so, yeah, they cab get some quiet up on capitol hill. obama's biggest problem is the young people, the so-called millennials, excuse me, are not signing up. we just had this harvard poll this week which said about 57% of them disapprove of obama care. one of the reason that the cost is very high. they didn't know the cost was going to be so high. the other reason is the website is an experience that you would expect to have had in the early 1990s. not 2013. they had something for instance called a cqueueing tool. which a little sign will say, give us your e-mail address, you can't get on, and we'll call you back. for millennials this is laughable. they just lose faith in the system. i think the process of signing people up is going to lose ground over time. >> is it that big a problem? you're a millennial. what do you think? is this something your generation looks at and says this is a bit ridiculous given where we are technologically? >> i think so. part of it is the technological problem but part of it is the produc
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
call the stem economic scientists and technology and engineering and math; right? and the country has really go forward for a long time the fact we've got a to start in our high schools having a fairly substantial number of kids on a track brown where ware doing computer science to get the skills to go into the firms and no non-manufacturing companies and get good jobs. we decided we, you know, would send a sister-in-law that somehow the united states would generate the idea and produce all in china. in response other parts of the midwest large managing or merchandising companies and northeast ohio you saw philosophical in business and other global dynamics they're seeking substantially job growth are to the benefit of not just the kids of ph.d. from stanford or mit but a whole bunch of folks coming out of high schools and colleges with technical prosecutors. >> tests map silicon valley it's great with ideas they didn't get made in china but it's great if you're an engineer or not so great if you're a generate but mayor lee how this model stacks up in terms of the collaboration. >> t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
, it's often said if you want to understand the latest piece of technology you should ask a child. but a new survey suggests that there is a price to be paid. let's go back to lauren. >> that's right. children may be one step ahead of their parents when it comes to the latest gadgets but it comes at a cost of traditional skills such as handwriting or spelling. >> it's playtime at this nursery, and these toddlers are exercising their coloring and drawing skills. they're also learning to cut and paste. not just with paper and glue but on computers. with technology being a central part of every day life they need to figure out how to point and click. >> this daycare facility in west london has a special technology course for children once a week. they learn on computers like this. by the time they reach school age they know how to navigate a keyboard and a computer mouse. but there are concerns that the early use of tablets and computers is making it difficult for children to learn tasks like using a pen and pencil and the use of a computer makes it difficult for children to learn ne
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
you have another person there to remind you of the upcoming situation. >> what about the technology, which might take control of the train if it appears that the engineer isn't responding properly? >> well, positive train control is a system that monitors the engine. there's computers on the engine that communicates with satellites and the signalling systems, they will or should have safeguards. when you go from a high speed section. track to a slow speed corner to a curve. he was doing 82. i think the curve was rated for 30 mph, and so the speed in that area was 70. that would have overcome his lapse or his - the inattention that came across with it, in that time frame. >> do you think changes need to be made now? >> yes, i think they do. these requests for extensions are - would be - especially in the passenger side, are a huge problem, i think. i know the la, where they had that terrible metro accident 25 people killed. they are going be online in a month or so. they'll be testing. there's no reason why the carriers can't develop these processes. these are billion dollar corporat
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
use modern technologies that are available to reduce carbon pollution. epa will also next june be proposing new standards that will also provide significant flexibility to the state that will effectively protect public health from carbon pollution from the existing power plants. that will be an opportunity to reduce the current levels of carbon pollution emitted by power plants and put us on a energy, cleantic energy generation and innovation. of bothut the process looking at those new power plants, and most importantly, at the existing plants, we have theucted what i think is most vigorous outreach and most comprehensive outreach program that you can imagine, well in advance of putting any pen and paper down in terms of a proposal, which is not due until next june. we held 11 public listening sessions, have been meeting with anyone who wants to talk about this. i welcome continued dialogue, which you can send into the epa. the most important thing, we got 30,000 people who came to us, speaking their mind, and also speaking from their heart. it was a great experience for them a
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
the next level of technology because we do not have a comprehensive approach. those folks are leaving and therefore we're losing the genius that we trained to be able to help us. so i want to join the gentleman and say to him that if there's any cause that we could come together, it would be comprehensive immigration reform and might i just take note of my button, that honors the fast for families, those that have been fasting for almost 20 days, almost a month, because they are trying to pull at the heart strings of america, the heart strings of this country -- congress, to recognize that they are americans too. they're just a few blocks down the street. a few blocks down the street. families, children, fasting, asking, is there someone who can hear our plea? so i thank the gentleman for bringing it up and i want to just make some other points that we've been lingering on and that we've not followed through on. i introduced h.r. 2585, which is a bullying antiprevention, bully and intervention, reflectsor on where america is when -- reflects on where america is when you find that most
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
. well shares spike for even further gains. the movie's or a smart use of technology, but the fund might not last. >> my take on it is that a long time ago jeff basil's went public with the idea that he would run a company his way. for along time there was a tug-of-war between him wanting to run the company and wall street wanting to write their weight. in other words, we want to see a robust bottom line. he won out. he does not have to necessarily deliver earnings as long as they know they are growing the company. the way you get to that position is deliver. part of that is to always be ahead of the curve with respect to vision. you have to admit,his is something that is a great vision and is good to have for him to articulate it, even if it is like when you think about it it may be common sense. lori: they hit a new high and pulled back. adam: maybe it is because when you look at the practicality of doing this got to have 30 minute deliveries mean that amazon or anyone else doing this would have to have inventory within 30 minutes of every potential to deliver in have to break -- built
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
account for 40% on the index. it's 15% in the u.s. eck technology is 18% of the s&p. it's 4% in europe. technology companies generally trade at much higher multiples than bank stocks do. and that sends -- you're comparing apples and oranges by looking at just the p.e. and the third thing is that european economic trend is going from contraction to stall speed. 75% of europe's economy is driven by bank lending and specifically to small and medium size business and the angst aren banks aren't providing money. even the ecb will admit that. >> obviously the german constituency of the indices is very important. you can't compare europe like for like with the u.s. but i think the thing to keep in mind is many european companies are expert oriented. they make the products you see on a shovel at nordstrom's and macy's or on michigan avenue in which where i live. just remember, u.s. economy does well, many of these companies are really fairly independent of their local economy. they're selling products to us, the chinese and the asians. >> do you believe that people panicked and overshot? when
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
our technology, and because of the greed and cheap labor, they are the ones who are running this whole fiasco throughout the world. until we get people up there -- and the congress and so forth, and the greed in the pride -- basically they look at what the people of the united states of america needs and start working for the country again, we will never ever be able to continue. worse -- wars are not the answer. anybody feels pride in their own country. that it isis agreed greed. think it is greed. things will change but it is the greed that is killing everybody. never ended, it just has been moved overseas. he will see this around the world. that is all i have to say about the situation. this is from one of our regular tweeters -- you can send us a tweet at @ cspanwj. smaller is better, a look at the us military out at west point. --begins with these words democrats line, good morning. i was looking at a question you are asking. was honest,g everybody was being honest -- i am in georgia. these hear me out. we are in a red state that republicans control. do isbill they detrimental to
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
says it continues to expanded most districts with gains noted in motor vehicle and technology industries. many expressed optimism about near-term growth prospects. there is also an upbeat assessment of consumer spending. looking forward to the holiday season, retailers reported being hopeful and cautious. they were reported as moderate to strong. on the key question, what is going on in the labor market? the beige book reports hiring showed a modest increase. difficulty with qualified workers for high skilled --itions was frequently him frequently reported. inflation was not a problem anywhere. the next big report for the fed to consider, the jobs report. back to you. >> we will have more on the beige book coming out. scott brown, chief economist will join us. we will get his analysis and what is next for the fed as the central bank enters into a new era. today, president obama outlined his plan. the president speech and what it could mean in the coming months. >> calling it the defining challenge of our time, president obama laid out broad plans. what was called a preview of
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
to benefit. now this we now that we're getting technology fixed, we need to go back and take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families, and maybe it won't make a difference right now fw you're feeling healthy, but i promise you, if somebody in your family, heaven forbid, gets sick, you'll see the difference. >> reporter: the president said more than half a million people are already poised to get health insurance for the first time starting january 1st, but republicans are more energetic than ever about repealing the law. even democrats may seek changes if lagging enrollment figures don't improve. planked by individuals already helped by health reform, mr. obama spoke to that new political reality. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. if you've got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> reporter: the president's advisers can see mr. obama is on the defensive and more campaign-style events are needed to resell obama care. the ne
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:30am PST
that technology. we'll go from new york to detroit. the motor city officially going through bankruptcy. a judge yesterday gave detroit the green light to file for chapter nine bankruptcy protection ruling it is unable to pay $18 billion in debt. there is a march 1st deadline for the reorganization plan to be filed. the emergency manager is expected to have a fresh draft next month. >>> outgoing mayor dave bing says it's a chance to put the city on a new course. >> we're going to have to fight. our fight has to be together. if we have a future as far as our children and grandchildren are concerned, we have to fix the problem now. we can't continue to kick that can down the road and not make tough decisions. >> those tough decisions include the city's pensions. the judge ruled billions of dollars in pensions could be cut even though michigan's constitution prohibits cuts to pensions. the state's largest employee union already filed an appeal. the ruling could have implications across entire country for retirees already struggling to make ends meet. >> we have the american dream that if you work l
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> it seems like there is a lot of technology involved. the drones would be completely self programmed. there would not be a human manipulating them. it would be a computer manipulating the drones and telling them where to go. would guidethey themselves with cameras and other advanced technologies. my guess is it will be an extremely limited markets at first and that it will take time to develop. my guess is it would be fairly expensive at the start, just to keep everybody from doing it at once. other thanre anyone jeff bezos, it would be discounted immediately. given the scale of his ambition, it is another indication of the head of amazon having to do everything bigger and better than everybody else. >> he is willing to take risks and try new things. amazon is willing to look at the and pay a little money up front to develop a long-term strategy. a lot of other companies want to see a profit really quickly and will not try these may be expensive projects that will have a long-term payoff. he has stuck to his guns on these projects. i think we will probably see it. >> thank you very m
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. we have schools and school districts that don't have the technology to deliver it as well as they could. that is why we stepped forward and announced $24 million in dditional upgrades. at the same time it was recognized those school districts are some of their own investments as well. have done, fore the first time we are budgeting state dollars for continuing people to as we urge change their approach to continuing education. you come to the auditorium and make everyone here the same realre, the chance for a discussion between teachers and those leading the discussion. trying to change that as well to be supportive of the broader and larger change we want to see made across the state. >> how much per pupil are you spending these days? >> it varies widely from district to district. it is one of the largest state grantms in the allocation. no district has lost any money since i have become governor. of additionality dollars goes to those most in need. that is a break from the past. intoously if you put money the fund, it would be distributed as it had in the past. it doesn'
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am EST
the ancient times. using the state of the art technology, they hope to shed light on the obscure network of the underground waterways. >> parts of many aqueducts are not known. the ancient romans want to protect the waterways, preventing enemies from cutting water supplies. most aqueducts did not survive the test of time, water still flows nicely next to the spanish steps. >> the aqueduct was built in the year 19 before christ supplied ancient rome with water. it's in use, and yet the path and structure remain a bit of a mystery. this is where the water flows into some of rome's famous fountains. a celebration of the abundance of water allowing rome to prosper and conquer the world. a few miles from the center of roam. it stands as a symbol of roman ingen eenious. this was one mapped by british archeologists, thomas ashby, who drew the map of the waterways in the 1920s. a starting point for today's archeologists. >> translation: ashby travelled on foot all over, asking locals and farmers for signs. aqueducts. we are continuing his work with the help of modern technology, tracking back 2,
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
it takes to get out? >> technology is disrupting all kinds of businesses, vacation rentals included. it comprises almost one million paid listings in 171 countries. with me from austin, texas. company,se of your more room to relax, less cost than a traditional hotel. >> we started this business in 2005 and the demand keeps going up. just in the u.s. and europe alone, 21 million families own second homes and vacation outlets. better than it has ever been. see demand up sharply over the year before. >> not that surprisingly, there are a lot of sunny spots where people who have vacation homes want to rent. >> no matter what time of the year, you find that the beach is always the most attractive option. tends to comprise 70% of vacations. we see beach at the top of the list, hawaii, various marks and florida always the biggest. mix of skietty big destinations, two. breckenridge, lake tahoe, aspen colorado. >> how do you make your money? companies and people are paying you to list homes. is there any other revenue source? >> the question changing quite a bit has been big news over the la
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
technology but it's sort of the same animal. it's downstream from the apple story and that got whacked last week and now you have another side of the coin getting whacked today. >> you like nuance. >> i do. i think you trade it against 13 bucks. i think you saw the flush last week when it traded 64 million shares. we're going to see the same type of volume i'm sure you're going to see 10 million shares trade tomorrow. >> let's get to our last top trade here. detroit three wrap up. each company easily beating estimates. the stocks traded lower today? >> i think those et mats actually look low. the numbers were probably higher so a little bit disappointing but you know, these have all done really well. it almost doesn't matter which one you pick. we have ford, gm, they have moved pretty closely. i still like the story particularly for gm. i like the k2 sx. i am still long. >> any concern that the incentives were high? >> you would have thought if you get 16.3 stars which we haven't seen in five years, this is something the industry should love. the incentives are not that bad. to me the play
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:30am PST
with such potential areas of st ali co chaired an inch deep or get sent technology education and labor. the announcer was can a team strengthening cooperation of the county and in a pack member state in shipping to peace stability and development team to beat in the stock. the demand for coal co increased recently but major cocoa producers including west african countries and nations have failed to meet the demand due to climate chang and quality related problems. according to get them this year on record to android development the system rights movement by the country's copper statue to chan's book itself to become one of the worst beat in cocoa supply it deuteronomy received international conference on cocoa taken place in vietnam he was reported that west african countries produce seventy percent of the world's cocoa building was given the jet is the third biggest cocoa producer. however recent discovery of chemicals in indonesian cocoa products together with lower production from him and unstable political situation to make the importers turn to other markets including vietnam. models of upbeat a
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
weapons and has adequate technology. so i think japan can contribute to the abolition of the arsenals in terms of its human resources and funds immunization will receive the nobel peace prize at a ceremony on tuesday. i can i say yep thought it would be difficult. like achievements to be publicly recognized because it stars often worked in sea kayaks. a generation ago people used magnetic tapes to store music and other types of day that since then you wear for men such as cds and dvd have taken their place. now engineers in japan on greenfield the technology up to date an hp of our weekend time and that explains. one school of the most sophisticated matter to take the camry call it the same amount of the day as i found to be the keys recently many banks and hospitals have become due a finger stick a mosey and still have ip companies such as google. some cities also use this method addicted to back up to a facilitator. was it that ensues of the prefix to as the sensor data on its one hundred to fourteen thousand citizens on the tips for safe keeping. the city with cruelty to change the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
accident and the new technology that could reduce the chance of disaster. on al jazeera america and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> two former police officers are now on trial for beating the -- the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man in california. [screaming. >> the officers are facing charges from involuntary manslaughter to murder in the death of kelly thomas. two years ago, officers were seen on video punching and kicking the man at a bus depot. they say the man had been acting violently. another camera caught the rea
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
to innovate using technology to advance his work. >> hockney, at 76, shows no signs of slowing down, and in fact, he admits he is working as he can on a wide variety of projects. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: this was touted as the biggest day of the year for online shopping, as hundreds of retailers tried to lure millions of holiday shoppers on cyber monday. early numbers suggested a sharp increase over last year, after a four-day holiday weekend that turned out to be disappointing. in a few minutes, we'll take a deeper look at the numbers and retailers' prospects. the u.s. su
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
as the technology required to make sure these kinds of accidents don't occur, that technology is available to prevent derailments, prevent head of hn crashes if you will. for some reason, the technology is not on a popular route like this. why is that? is it simply a matter of money? >> well, well, it is partly a matter of money. you know, these commuter lines are borderline profitable operations. if that. many of them are subsidized. but it's awfully complex, positive train control. in europe, you have monopolies that are on the rail lines. so you have one operator, one type of equipment. on the hudson valley line, you have amtrak, you have metro north, you have csx. at least three different operators, different types of equipment. and then most of all, wolf, it takes radio band to put positive train control in place. and the fcc has put a road block up on implementing it. since last may, they have not moved forward on approving applications for upwards of 20,000 new towers necessary for positive train control. it's a real problem. >> peter goelz is the former managing director of the nts
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